with no frills

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with no frills

With no extraneous details or embellishments. Not fancy, decorous, or elaborate. Simple. My history teacher is not someone who gets impressed by a beautiful cover page, so I made sure that my project was straightforward and presented the information with no frills.
See also: frill, no
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Over the last few years, major airlines reduced their economy class fares in order to compete with no frills airlines,' explained Bernard Harrop, Director of Industry Relations at AECT.
Bernard Harrop, director of industry relations at American Express Corporate Travel, said: 'Over the last few years Europe's major airlines reduced their Economy Class fares in order to compete with no frills airlines.
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